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So! The other day I was live on Instagram for the FIRST TIME. EKKKK. I was nervous but I knew it was important to pop on to talk about our Mother’s Day Gift Certificate. Here is a little recap if you missed it or you couldn’t hear me (yikes, tech issues). This is for the […]

Over the summer, I realized it was time. It was time to start taking myself seriously and treat DeaLea Photography the way it deserved to be treated! Let me back this up a little bit and talk about why I needed a change. Katya (my wife) and I bought a house a few years ago […]

Hi friends! I’m sure you’re sitting at your computer or your phone wondering what the heck #findyourgoddess is!!! Before I go into what we believe it is, do me a favor and think about what would make you feel like a goddess. Honestly, ask yourself what would make you feel like you are on top […]

This family did not let the rain stop them for their portrait session! Hooray!!! Bobby, Lauren and their little love decided on Botanical Gardens for their session due to the rain. I can’t even handle how adorable their portraits turned out. Take a look!   We strolled through the different greenhouses and stayed warm! There […]

Alex and Danielle were married on Alex’s family farmhouse in Caneadea, NY, right on the Genesee River. As you walk into this gorgeous 1800’s farmhouse, you can feel the history oozing from the floor boards. So much character is one house is almost overwhelming, like the love present that day. The walls were lined with […]

You guys! There is never a dull moment in the lives of parents who are out numbered. Kathleen and Kevin have their work cut out for them with these little ones!  Their house in no doubt filled with lots of love and chaos!          The Kubera’s really toughed it out for this session. […]

You guys! I was chatting the other day with some colleagues of mine. Our main topic was the fall weather. The terribly rainy days and the cold wind force us to reschedule. We had all agreed that having to cancel our scheduled portrait sessions is one of the hardest parts about being outdoor portrait photographers. […]

There are moments in life. The moments that are so significant that time seems to slow, stop even. Jordan and Michelle’s entire wedding day felt like several of these moments place into a jar to be tucked away forever.         These two were married under an oak tree on their personal property […]

  I know! I know! There’s no snow on the ground and the holiday music hasn’t begun, I get it. However, the sun is setting earlier and the leaves are starting to fall. Now is the time to book your holiday portrait session. Take a look at the images below. Are they adorable? Timeless? Would […]